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amazon had advantages in key states like california. low sales tax. local book stores already on pressure for the rabid rise of ebooks feel particularly squeezed. michael tucker owns a chain of book stores in san francisco. >> if you can save 10%, why wouldn't you? >> reporter: but amazon's tax advantage recently disappeared in california, adding 7 to nearly 10% to the cost of each order. it also began taxing this year in other states like pennsylvania and texas. on-line retailers collect tax only for states where they have a physical presence. now here in california, amazon is building two giant warehouses, including this one near los angeles. it's a million square feet, and for the old-fashioned retailers, it's another reason to worry. why? because amazon's goal is to get items to customers faster and to be able to offer same-day delivery. that's right. you can avoid stores if you want and have a package delivered to your house in a matter of hours. a win for consumers but tough for local retailers. >> if amazon creates distribution centers and facilities on their turf locally, that tak
a friend who can truly understand what you're going through as lifeline. for california lawyer teresa rhine the lifeline came in the form of a rambunctious beagle seamus. soon after she adopted him from the shelter the dog was diagnosed with malignant tumor. his cancer would not be the only one she had to battle. while seamus was undergoing treatment, teresa was diagnosed with breast cancer. she's written a memoir called "the dog lived and so will i." i spoke with her about the determination it took to get them beth through some tough times. >> it was some tough decisions because his prognosis was not good. as you mentioned, he was expected to live maybe a year. but he was only about 2 years old at the time. and he'd already been through so much in his life. i couldn't see giving up on him. so i decided to go ahead and fight it. and he was a little trouper. he went through it with the exception of one white blood cell crash, he didn't have too much difficulty with it at all. he's alive and well and feisty. >> what was it like for you? because this was a tough time for you in your personal l
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, the rhinestone cowboy, glen campbell, plays his final concert in napa, california, after being diagnosed with early stages of alzheimer's. >>> a lot coming your way this week. that's going to do it for me. much more of the "newsroom" straight ahead with martin savidge in for don lemon. >> let's get started right away and bring you up to speed with the headlines. egypt's president standing hard on his decree saying hey, it's only temporary. it didn't go over well. they demand that morsi lifts his rule. even larger demonstrations are planned for tomorrow. at least 117 people are dead after a massive fire at a clothing factory in bangladesh. it happened just outside the capital city of daka. you can see that every window is lit with flames. some workers did try to escape by jumping out those windows. 200 people were injured. officials say there were 200 workers mostly women, in the factory. they expect the death toll to rise. >>> china has successfully landed a fighter jet on an aircraft carrier for the very first time. china's official news agency says the aircraft carrier was originally b
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